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Health risks of climate change in the World Health Organization South-East Asia Region

Bowen, Kathryn; Ebi, Kristie

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Countries in the World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region are particularly vulnerable to a changing climate. Changes in extreme weather events, undernutrition and the spread of infectious diseases are projected to increase the number of deaths due to climate change by 2030, indicating the need to strengthen activities for adaptation and mitigation. With support from the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia and others, countries have started to include climate change as a key...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-09
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160764
Source: WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health

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